The much anticipated Intralinks Deal Flow Predictor for Q2 2016 has arrived; and, to the relief of many dealmakers, deal volume is expected to grow.
Even though 2014 was by far one of the strongest growth years for global M&A, M&A’s comeback has never been as clear as in the first half of 2015.
2015 is on track to match 2014’s annual fundraising total. Through Q1 of 2015, 151 private equity funds secured $94 billion in capital commitments.
In this age of increased transparency, investment strategy and position level information needs to be communicated and shared among many parties.
With structural tailwinds still in place, private equity continues to see a steady increase in fundraising activity. According to Preqin, $431Bn of new capital was closed in 2013, the highest amount since 2008.
Private equity fundraising activity has seen a steady pickup since the financial crisis five years ago.
Increasing investor interest in infrastructure has resulted in the market growing significantly over the past five years, with $110 billion raised globally for infrastructure projects. Case studies on airports, railroads and ports closed the program for the day.